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Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
that will be hard to pass. we'll hear part of oprah winfrey's reaction to lance armstrong's confession. plus, an exclusive look inside a lab that could save your life. see how close we are to a super vaccine to keep you from getting the flu for years. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." we begin now with a guessing game about what is in president obama's so called comprehensive proposals to cut down on gun violence. the president and vice president are set to unveil their plans tomorrow and even though officials are trying to keep the deal under wraps, we already know what is in the plan. jessica yellin has been working her sources and joins us live now. what do you know? >> joe, today vice president biden delivered his plan to the president just a month after the newtown shootings and among the top recommendations that the president will unveil tomorrow we're told are enhanced background checks for gun sales of all kinds. the president has outlined two types of paths forward for the president. he has told legislators that he is going to give the presiden
Jan 15, 2013 2:30pm PST
mission. >> and has disgraced cyclist lance armstrong finally owned up to cheating? we begin in pakistan where the supreme court has ordered the arrest of the prime minister and 16 others over corruption charges. >> this came after a mass protest in the capital added to pressure by the government. >> and aid to the government has accused the military of orchestrating the protests, and the order to arrest the prime minister. this political turmoil comes just months ahead of national elections. >> instead of millions, security officials say it is more like 25,000 protesters gathered in the parliaments in islamabad. there have been isolated clashes, and there was violence as demonstrators reached the heavily fortified area around the parliament building. gunshots were heard, but it was unclear if they were from protesters or police. he is so far unknown in pakistani politics and is demanding the government step down immediately and that a caretaker government be set up to ensure that elections may reflect a truly democratic result. >> this is absolutely laughlin and democratic. we are here
Jan 15, 2013 4:00am EST
monday called for tougher inventives for gun crimes and bans internet sales of weapons. >>> lance armstrong is set to come clean on oprah. last year he was accused of master mining a long running doping program. that interview is going to be -- >> one to watch. we've seen other news agencies in the u.s. wish that they had gotten it. but you know what bothers me in all this? what's the lesson? there might be a lance armstrong biopick? it's hardly punishment for someone who is potentially fueled by all that attention. >> it will be interesting to see what happens with the foundation. that would be the key and he's plead, i'm sure. >> he can use the foundation as a wie of arguing his case, bolstering, look at all the good i've done despite this. >> yeah. >> more lance later in the week. these are your headlines. pressure growing on lawmakers to raise the debt ceiling as fitch warnings any delay will prompt a rating review for the u.s. >>> germany sees a worse than expected slowdown in 2012. the economy contracted 0.5% in the fourth quarter the. >>> and dell eyes the private life. rep
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
. >>> in other news and outside the world of business, lance armstrong sitting down with oprah winfrey to confess to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career. the information is set to forecast on thursday. the "new york times" is reporting that he's planning to testify against several powerful people in cycling who knew about his doping and several people to justify it. this involves some others. i have a column in today's "new york times" about mr. wizell's role. >> i didn't realize how involved he had been. >> he founded the team. big banker out in san francisco. >> he used to ride out in the car. >> with not the postal service team. >>el with, he founded what became the postal service team, but it was called montgomery sports and then montgomery bail and them ultimately the u.s. postal service and later the discovery channel. but he was the owner throughout and the man behind all of this is a good friend of lance's and did stay in the car and would be with them throughout this whole thing. and there was always questions, what did he do? was he paying for this? >> he's never
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
this week, the cyclist lance armstrong will admit to doping, using performance-enhancing drugs during that time when he won seven toward affronts championships curious given the fact that just last week we had a hall of fame induction where there word zero baseball players conducted. in the acknowledgement? >> having spoken with him about lance armstrong and i know that there were reports about what he said in the interview, but i have not seen yet. but i will say is the president feels very strongly that it is inappropriate to use performance enhancing drugs and that any steps that any individual athlete takes or organizations take to reduce their use or eliminate them are good things. and but beyond that, i don't have a specific reaction. >> okay. >> if in fact lance armstrong admits to a building with the president consider directing doj to investigate whether he violated his agreement with u.s. postal? >> specular to matter. it is a speculative matter about possible legal action. that is two strikes, and in this case you're out. [laughter] >> any update on how the president is pre
Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
, and with associate ourselves with a lot of real hero's. and sometimes that's backfired. using that today with lance armstrong, you know, confession ideas or near confession, whatever we will find out tomorrow night ideas. but we just tried to do what we do and do it well. and sometimes it works. i don't think we ever set out to be the things that used, that you talk about. we just tried to do the right things and do them well. >> okay, other questions? here, the mayor. >> just an observation. to become more efficient you've got to be concerned about being efficient, right, in government. [laughter] >> there's not that many business people in elected office, and business people are not the answer. i'm a businessperson, an entrepreneur. i just happened in mayor right now. most people who hold and it elected office cannot have training inefficiency or high-performance. so they don't understand how to run an organization. so we've got a fundamental disconnect over the people that are overseeing large bureaucracies and billions of dollars, hundreds of billions of dollars in resources without understandi
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